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Table 1 Ingredients composition and nutrient levels of basal diets (as-fed basis)

From: Tannic acid prevents post-weaning diarrhea by improving intestinal barrier integrity and function in weaned piglets

Item % Calculated compositiona %
Corn 31.37 DE, MJ/kg 14.69
Extruded corn 29.15 CP 18.57
Soybean meal 8.00 Ca 0.74
Fermented soybean meal 5.00 Total P 0.59
Extruded soybean 4.00 Available P 0.42
Soybean protein concentrate 5.00 D-Lysine 1.31
Soybean oil 1.50 D-Methionine 0.44
Sucrose 3.00 D-Methionine + Cystine 0.69
Whey powder 6.70 D-Threonine 0.79
Fish meal 3.50 D-Tryptophan 0.22
Salt 0.40   
L-Lysine HCl 0.42   
DL-Methionine 0.15   
L-Threonine 0.11   
Tryptophan 0.02   
Choline chloride 0.10   
Limestone 0.75   
Dicalcium phosphate 0.58   
Vitamin premixb 0.05   
Mineral premixc 0.20   
  1. a Values are calculated
  2. b The premix provides following per kilogram of diet: vitamin A, 15,000 IU; vitamin D3, 5,000 IU; vitamin E, 40 mg; vitamin K, 5 mg; vitamin B1, 5 mg; vitamin B2, 12.5 mg; vitamin B6, 6 mg; vitamin B12, 0.06 mg; folic acid, 2.5 mg; nicotinic acid, 50 mg; D-pantothenic acid, 25 mg; D-biotin, 0.25 mg
  3. c The premix provides following per kilogram of diet: Fe (as ferrous sulfate), 100 mg; Cu (as copper sulfate), 6 mg; Mn (as manganese sulfate), 4 mg; Zn (zinc sulfate), 100 mg; I (potassium iodide), 0.14 mg; Se (as sodium selenite), 0.35 mg